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“Great Theater”
Review of Mahaffey Theater

Mahaffey Theater
Ranked #20 of 127 things to do in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located in the heart of beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg,the Progress Energy Center for the Arts—Mahaffey Theater is a 2,031 seat cultural jewel featuring elegant ballroom space, spectacular waterfront views, and European box-style seating. Just steps away from the culturally vibrant Downtown and minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-famous museums, the Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, classical, pop, rock, comedy, dance, family, and the renowned Florida Orchestra. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.
Holiday, Florida
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Theater”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Had a great time at the Mahaffey Theater. Good location close to everything downtown St Pete and the venue is beautiful. Looks like you could see well from any seats in the house. Sound was great and the property is awesome.

Visited January 2013
Thank Sandyl57
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Pinellas Park, Florida
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Beautiful surroundings. Great sound. Excellent staff. It reminds,you of the old time theaters. Not a bad seat in the house. Before your event, stroll along the waterfront and relax.

Visited May 2013
Thank Steve C
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St Pete FL
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112 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Beautiful Venue”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

I saw Stevie Nicks here with a friend from out of state. The theater sits on a beautiful property with a wonderful view of the water. Everything about the venue and the show was wonderful. Great sound. Lovely intimate theater. Hope I get to see something else there soon.

Visited September 2012
Thank shanna364
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West Virginia
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Kool and the Gang and The Ohio Players”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Went to see the two groups during a trip to Pleasure Island. Both were excellent, and the venue is excellent too. We had seats ten rows back, good sight lines. The Ohio Players were too loud, but that is no fault of the Mahaffey. Easy in and out, parking was great. If we lived in the area, we would definitely attend events here.

Visited June 2013
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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful forum with an awesome view.”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

My husband and I along with friends have attended the Fl. Symphony on several occasions and its always been very classy. We also attended other shows like The Elvis review and Titanic.,the attraction.The view in between the intermissions is incredible especially at night time. Its right on the waterfront and not too far away from the downtown area. The staff is very friendly and informative. Parking was also easy and inexpensive with a lot of handicap parking available.

Visited March 2013
1 Thank Terie B
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